ATLANTA (September 18, 2006) — Ten attorneys with Atlanta-based Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP have been named to “The Best Lawyers in America 2007.”
The annual guidebook lists the top lawyers in the United States and is used by more than 1,000 of the world’s largest companies to find outside counsel in specialized practice areas to handle major legal matters. The honorees were culled from the evaluation of 1.8 million nominations following an extensive review and telephone interviews.
Smith, Gambrell & Russell, a multi-practice corporate law firm, was recognized as having some of the nation’s best attorneys in nine distinct practice areas. Because it is based on peer review and there are no fees for basic listings, The Best Lawyers in America is regarded as the nations’ most reliable, unbiased source of attorney referrals.
Smith, Gambrell & Russell’s “Best Lawyers” are:
Antitrust Law: Thomas W. Rhodes
Banking Law: Robert C. Schwartz
Commercial Litigation: Stephen M. Forte
Construction Law: Thomas H. Asselin, Ira Genberg
Environmental Law: Stephen E. O’Day
Intellectual Property Law: J. Rodgers Lunsford III
Real Estate Law: Douglas G. Stanford
Timber Law: Mark G. Pottorff
Trusts and Estates: James H. Morgan Jr.